Step into the world of suspense and gripping narratives with “Case of Kondana,” a Kannada thriller that runs for an engaging 2 hours and 2 minutes. Directed by Deviprasad Shetty, this movie brings together a talented cast featuring the likes of Vijay Raghavendra, Bhavana, Kushee Ravi, Rangayana Raghu, and Sundar Raj.
Released on January 27, 2024, “Case of Kondana” has garnered critical acclaim with a solid 3.5/5 rating from both critics and users alike.
The plot unfolds in the fictional setting of Kondana, where a double murder in Bengaluru sets the stage for a thrilling overnight tale. ACP Lakshmi (played by Bhavana Menon) and sub-inspector Wilson (Vijay Raghavendra) are among the key characters who find themselves intertwined in a series of events that change their lives forever. As the story progresses, each character introduces a fresh layer, contributing to the complexity of the narrative.
The movie, a creation of the Seetharam Benoy core team, skillfully combines direction by Devi Prasad Shetty and Vijay Raghavendra‘s stellar performance. Unlike some hyperlink stories that may confuse the audience with unnecessary overlapping, “Case of Kondana” presents a deeply layered, riveting conflict without unnecessary complexities.
Vijay Raghavendra, portraying the hero Wilson, delivers a remarkable performance, unafraid to express vulnerability, emotions, or even face physical challenges. Bhavana, in an equally significant role, shines as much as Vijay Raghavendra, showcasing her acting prowess.
Director Devi Prasad Shetty, a self-proclaimed fan of Bhavana, presents her in one of her best roles. The supporting cast, including Kushee Ravi and Rangayana Raghu, also leaves a lasting impression.
“Case of Kondana” is not without its flaws, but its finely crafted suspense, executed with near perfection, keeps the audience intrigued. This multi-dimensional story, with interesting intercuts, proves to be a treat for thriller enthusiasts. As the narrative unfolds, the movie invites you to enjoy the suspenseful journey in theaters, complete with a tub of popcorn.